The biggest lakes in the world: top 10
For those who have never been interested in lakes, it will be interesting to see what their sizes sometimes exceed the size of the known seas. And their water is not that calm, as it too often the hurricanes rage.
Great Slave lake is located on 10 positions of this top. It is located in Canada, and more specifically, in the North-Western part. The name of the water body has received from the Indian tribe slavey who had long lived in that territory. On the tenth position of the lake fell because of its depth of 614 meters and a total area of 28568 sq. km.
In 9th place is the lake Nyasa. Its second name Malawi. The total area of the reservoir is 29600 sq km, and the depth of its water – 706 m. the lake is of tectonic origin. It is valuable in that it provides 7% of world reserves of fresh water. Niassa is located in the East African valley, namely in the South. It flows into the 14 rivers that feed its waters, but follows only one river, called Wider. Even the bottom of the lake Malawi is its steep banks, near which is quite often ravaged by storms and strong surf.
Eighth place in the top-10 of “The biggest lake” is the pond Big bear lake. It is the largest in Canada. Its total area – 31153 sq km and maximum Continue reading
Kyrgyzstan attracts tourists for its attractions for decades. During this time, of course, much here has changed, but much has remained intact.
Nature of Kyrgyzstan -is the nature of Tien-Shan.Flora of the Republic ,numbering about 4000 species vassarette .Tourists come to Kyrgyzstan to enjoy the preserved pristine nature ,majestic mountains ,to see the pearl of Central Asia-the mysterious Issyk-Kul lake.Guests are greeted Kyrgyzstan untouched nature ,snowy ridges and flowering gardens,groves of fir and magnificent juniper forests,wild rivers and waterfalls,unique lake .Kyrgyzstan is also rich in historical monuments located on the Great Silk road ,has universal significance.
The most popular place for holiday guests sun of Kyrgyzstan for many years remained the Issyk-Kul lake.On its coast is climatic and mud-bath complexes and more than 120 resort establishments ,establishments ,houses and bases of rest,boarding houses and sanatoria ,children’s recreation centers with beautiful sandy beaches.
Lake Issa-Kul business card of Kyrgyzstan.Enchants with its crystal clean and pristine.Issa-Kul is translated from Kyrgyz means “hot lake”.There is the ancient Turkic and the translation is”sacred ,reserved lake.Raspolozhena at the height of 1609 meters above sea level.Is the second largest mountain lakes,after lake Titicaca(Peru, South America )length of the lake is 182 km,width 60 km,the depth is 702 meters Continue reading
Lake national Park Altai Tavan Bogd is a scattering of gems, among the white mountains. Like jewels, transparent tears at the rim of mountain ridges. Well, enough of the romantic stuff. But it’s really a beautiful place, in such a wilderness that not everyone dares to go there. Lakes of the Mongolian Altai were the final point of our trip to Mongolia, after which we started for the return journey. Two days surrounded by snow-capped peaks, pristine waters and a Mongolian Yurt. They were wonderful, quiet and peaceful.
To go back a long time. Need to be prepared for the fact that in Mongolia the distance is a very relative thing. It all depends on precipitation, condition of roads, cars and driving skills. But it’s worth it. Haughton lake on which we stayed is very beautiful place. And me, as man had seen a lot of all, it is very difficult to surprise. But there is good. Rocky shore covered with single larches.
Larch. True, high, huge trees. After deserts and bare steppes of Mongolia, these trees made a splash! Many rushed to hug them. Well, not many, and only me. But it was nice )
In the quiet surface of the lake reflected the white clouds. On the water were visible circles from playing fish. If the tourists get here, they Continue reading